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The dict-ified word of the day is asseverate

| source : web1913 | Asseverate \As*sev"er*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Asseverated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Asseverating}.] [L. asseveratus, p. p. of asseverare to assert seriously or earnestly; ad + severus. See {Severe}.] To affirm or aver positively, or with solemnity. Syn: To affirm; aver; protest; declare. See {Affirm}. | source : wn | asseverate v : state categorically [syn: {assert}, {maintain}]

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